Coronavirus updates: Total coronavirus cases exceed 15,000 in San Antonio – mySA

This article will be updated throughout the week with coronavirus case counts and other need-to-know information about the pandemic in San Antonio. 

July 6

Cases continued to lurch upward: The total coronavirus cases in Bexar County exceeded 15,000 in Bexar County on Monday, as two more deaths reported.

City limits COVID-19 testing: Starting Monday, the City of San Antonio will implement a rule change for testing COVID-19 at their no-cost, city-operated testing locations. These locations at the Freeman Coliseum, Kazen Middle School and Cuellar Community Center will now only test residents who report symptoms of coronavirus.

July 5

Highest single day death count since pandemic began: The coronavirus continued its unabated spread through the area Sunday as Bexar County reported 198 new cases and eight new deaths.

Among the deaths was a male, 19 years or younger, making him the city’s youngest victim since the start of the pandemic. He had an underlying genetic disorder, the city said in a release.

TRACKING COVID-19: Maps and graphics show the spread of the virus through San Antonio and Texas.

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